ECNL Honors Ed Leigh with Lifetime Service Award

RICHMOND, VA (June 1, 2017) – Ed Leigh, the long-time director of ECNL Member Club FC Bucks, has impacted thousands of young players and coaches throughout his tenure as a soccer coach with his humble approach to the beautiful game. At the ECNL New Jersey National Event, the ECNL honored him with a Lifetime Service ... More

Amazing Young Women Night at Chicago Red Stars Game

RICHMOND, VA (May 24, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) is teaming up with Nike and Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) to recognize the top female athletes and Amazing Young Women that compete at the highest caliber among the world. The ECNL partnership extension with Chicago ... More

ECNL Announces the Addition of Taylor Shamyer in The Zone

RICHMOND, VA (May 23, 2017) - The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) excited to announce the addition of Taylor Shamyer to “The Zone”. Launched in November 2014 in conjunction with the Amazing Young Women movement, The Zone is a health and wellness resource and destination created specifically to meet the needs of ... More

May S’Hero | Andrea Perez

RICHMOND, VA (May 16, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) today announced Andrea Perez as the May S'Hero of the Month award recipient for individual and community leadership. As part of the Amazing Young WomenTM movement, the ECNL is sharing the stories of S’Heroes who are role models for our nation... More

ECNL Announces Partnership with StreamSports

RICHMOND, VA (May 10, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the nation’s premier female youth soccer platform, has entered into a partnership with StreamSports, a sports game film company that specializes in providing high definition, elevated game film for player recruitment and team development on an easy ... More

ECNL Welcomes Sting Austin as New Member Club in 2017

RICHMOND, VA (April 24, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League is excited to announce that Sting Austin will be joining the ECNL beginning in the 2017-2018 ECNL Season.  The ECNL will be the only national league in which the club will compete, and the focal point of its competitive efforts. Sting Austin is based in ... More

ECNL Announces First International Coaching Education Program, Powered by World Football Academy

RICHMOND, VA (April 24, 2017) – The ECNL is excited to announce the launch of the ECNL International Coaching Education Program to provide diverse educational and learning opportunities to help the league’s coaches and clubs provide the best possible development environment for their players.  The ECNL International ... More

April S’Hero | Monica Gonzalez

RICHMOND, VA (April 18, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) today announced Monica Gonzalez as the April S'Hero of the Month award recipient for individual and community leadership. As part of the Amazing Young WomenTM movement, the ECNL is sharing the stories of S’Heroes who are role models for our ... More

[TopDrawerSoccer] Standouts from #ECNLPHX

The Elite Clubs National League's fourth National Event of the 2016-2017 Season took place this past weekend in Phoenix, Arizona and came to a close Sunday after three days of tough cross-conference competition. A total of 180 youth clubs, ranging from U14 to U18, took part in this three-day event that featured the best ... More

ECNL National Events: An Inspired & Unrivaled Playing Environment

RICHMOND, VA (March 23, 2017) – In 2009, the ECNL changed the landscape for youth female soccer players in the United States and massively elevated the quality of their soccer experience. The incredible atmosphere and excitement created at every ECNL National Event each season is just one of many ways that the league ... More